Gouty Arthritis

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Gouty Arthritis

Gout is a type of arthritis that cause an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness, and stiffness of the joint( usually in the big toe). Over time it can harm your joints, tendons, and other tissues. Gout is most common in men.

Anti-inflammatory medications can help to relieve pain and shorten the length of the attack. Patients with chronic gout can use behavioral modification such as diet, exercise, and decreased intake of alcohol to help minimize the frequency of attacks.

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Treatment

Description

Gouty arthritis is caused by too much uric acid in the blood. Many people with high levels of uric acid in their blood never get gout, but when uric acid levels in your blood are too high, the uric acid may form hard crystals in your joints.

Etiology

Gouty arthritis

Limit their intake of alcohol, fats, and foods that are more likely to increase uric acid level in the body. .Medication can also help prevent grout. The medication either decrease the production of uric acid in the body or increase the excretion of uric acid in urine.

Signs and Symptoms

Prevention

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Symptoms of gout are severe pain, redness, and swelling in joints, often the big toe. Pain in the joints, ankle, foot, knee, or toe.


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